Planning to Not Plan

With today being my last day at work, and Tigger’s last day at school, and our journey being just under 5 days away, I’m getting a LOT of questions about planning. It’s so funny how many times I’ve said this trip is indefinite, and I still get “So you’ll be gone about a year?” Perhaps they’re just having too hard of a time wrapping their brain around an indefinite trip. ¬†After all,...

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Missing! Travel Companions

Not too long ago I wrote about new travel companions. Seems they’ve come up missing!

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The Challenging Part of Trip Prep

Planning an indefinite round-the-world trip has its challenges, but perhaps this one isn’t one you’ve considered.

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Doing a Dry Run

Spring break occurs about halfway between now and our target departure date. Tigger would really like to go to South America, and we just won’t be able to do that as part of our BIG trip that begins in June. Luckily I did some exhaustive searching and found a very nice deal on RT airfare to Ecuador. I lived there in the mid-90s for a few months and loved it, so I would love to show it to Tigger, as well as see how Quito has...

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Evolution, Oh My!

I’m sitting here laughing to myself.  After having spent a few hours doing additional research (“Ooh! What if we went to XYZ?”), suddenly I remembered Eurorail.  Hmmm.  That would open up a section of the world for both of us.  Could definitely be interesting, especially since the only European country I’ve been to so far is France, and that was limited to Paris and nearby towns.  As...

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